Establishment Pathfield School

URN: 113638

Foundation special school

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Abbey Road, Pilton, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1JU
Local authority:
Devon (878)
Mrs Cherie White
Age range: Help with age range field
3 to 19
Phase of education:
Not applicable
School type:
Foundation special school
SENtient Trust
Gender of entry:
URN: 113638, DfE number: 878/7021
UKPRN: 10016583
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Admissions policy:
Not applicable
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 28 March 2019)
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Religious character:
Does not apply
Not applicable
No boarders
Nursery provision:
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
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Number of pupils:
Open date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
Has Special Classes
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Type of SEN provision:
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty and PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
Type of resourced provision:
Not applicable
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Rosemary Mitchell Appointed by GB/board 07/03/2017 06/03/2021


Name Appointed by From To
Robert Greenfield Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 06/05/2020 06/05/2024
Frances Mitchell Appointed by GB/board 21/05/2019 20/05/2023
Nick Wyke Appointed by GB/board 16/10/2018 15/10/2022
Alison Jackson Appointed by GB/board 07/12/2017 06/12/2021
Natalie Teague Elected by school staff 04/10/2017 03/10/2021
Rosemary Mitchell Appointed by foundation/Trust 07/03/2017 06/03/2021
Vanessa Billing Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/09/2016 31/08/2020

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Matthew Barnes Governor Elected by parents 30/03/2018 31/12/2019
Rosemary Mitchell Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 16/10/2018 15/10/2019
Nicola Palmer Governor Elected by parents 07/11/2017 31/07/2019
RSC Region:
South-West England
Government Office Region:
South West
North Devon
Barnstaple with Pilton
Parliamentary Constituency:
North Devon
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
GSS LA Code:
Census Ward:
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
North Devon 007
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
North Devon 007C

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School capacity

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Free School Meals

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